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Digital Trading Apprenticeship 2024

Chichester, West Sussex, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Feb 13, 2024

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Job Role
Finance Apprentice
Contract Type
Full Time
Underwriting Apprenticeship 2024 (Zuriuch Municipal)



Qualification: Insurance Practitioner L3

Start Date: September 2024

Closing date for applications: 17 March 2024

Insurance is so much more than you think!

Are you looking for a career that will excite, challenge and inspire you? If so, an apprenticeship could be the ideal role for you! You’ll find the perfect balance of real life, on the job experience, whilst having time to complete your studies, apply your knowledge and earn qualifications too. With plenty of support around you, including your buddy, you’ll have lots of opportunities to shape your career and to make a difference to our customers at a time when they need us the most.

This is a permanent role; your apprenticeship is just the start of your career with us. We'll continue to cheer you on every step of the way once you’ve finished and will remain committed to help you grow. Working in insurance is so varied, you’ll find that there are so many different opportunities for you to explore. An apprenticeship is the perfect way to fast-track your career!

Your Opportunity

Our apprenticeship programme is just the start of your professional learning and career at Zurich. The topics you’ll learn vary from:
  • Customer Service Skills
  • Understanding the Insurance Market
  • Understanding Commercial Awareness
  • Completion of the CII Certificate in Insurance Professional Qualification

Our Underwriting Apprenticeship is a great opportunity for someone who would like to start a career with one of the world’s most successful insurance companies.

What can I look forward to?

Working in the Underwriting area of our business, you'll support our team delivering a first-class service to our customers. We have direct contact with our customers and are responsible for maintaining a profitable book of Public Sector business, whilst supporting customers in managing the ever-changing risks they face.

Our apprenticeships cater for a variety of different skillsets and interests, and you’ll receive all the training, support, and opportunities you need to set you on your way to a successful career with us.

In Underwriting, you'll experience areas such as risk selection, pricing, document preparation and general customer service. Alongside your day-to-day role, you‘ll complete an Insurance Practitioner L3 Apprenticeship. The apprenticeship will take 15 months and will include an End Point Assessment. We’ll give you plenty of support and study time alongside your permanent role.

What’s in it for you?

As well as joining a company that is passionate about our people, sustainability, and our customers, we also have a competitive rewards and lifestyle benefits package.

You’ll receive:
  • Starting salary of £21,840
  • 25 days holiday plus an additional 3 volunteering days
  • Flexible bank holidays for religious/cultural events
  • Private medical cover
  • 12% company pension contribution
  • Annual company bonus
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Discounted gadget insurance
  • Discounted technology offers

What you’ll need:
  • Full right to work and reside in the UK - Due to apprenticeship funding rules, You must have been ordinarily resident in the UK for the last three years and have the right to work in the UK. We cannot accept applications from those who require sponsorship to work in the UK
  • A minimum of five GCSEs (or equivalent) at grade C/4 including Maths and English.
  • A professional attitude with a positive ‘can do’ approach to your work
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to build strong working relationships
  • Effective personal planning and organisation- it can get quite busy at times so you will need to be organised. Customers rely on us, so we need to be good at managing ours, and their time
  • The talent to deliver excellent customer service- The customer is at the heart of everything we do. We need you to live and breathe this ethos

Are you ready to create a brighter future?

At Zurich our brand purpose is to create a brighter future together, for our customers, our partners, our employees and the planet. It’s a promise that for our customers, we will put their needs at the heart of everything we do and for our employees, to grow and develop together. For our partners, to collaborate to create mutual value and for the planet, to drive positive impact by integrating our sustainability work into how we do business. We put our customers at the heart of everything that we do, and we’re looking for like-minded people to join us.

We’re passionate about diversity and inclusion, we want our people to bring the whole of themselves to work. You’ll have every opportunity to use your drive and enthusiasm to innovate the future of Zurich. Everybody is made to feel welcome, different opinions are valued, personal needs are respected, and opportunity is equal for all.

So, make a difference. Be challenged. Be inspired. Be supported, Love what you do. Work for us.

Please note we are unable to progress your application if you don't meet our criteria listed above. Please ensure you have the right to reside and work in the UK before you apply as we are unable to provide sponsorship. You must have resided in the UK for a minimum of three consecutive years in order to apply.

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